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Fritz Johnson

Fritz Johnson

New York, NY, US

 

About 

13 July 2012


I am an Architect Licensed in the State of New York. I live and practice in Manhattan.
I am expert in the prepartion of Zoning & Building Code studies based on the New York
City Building & Zoning Codes and in navigating through the NYC Municipal Review Process.

 

For the last 15 years I have been a Consultant to Real Estate Developers:
- Assuring that projects move successfully through the Governmental Review & Approval Process.
- Preparing Project Feasibility Analyses.
- Coordinating the activities of Design Consultants (other Architects & Engineers).
- Hiring Contractors through a Competitive Bidding Process.
- Managing Construction and acting as Owner's Representative.

I offer a deep understanding of the Real Estate Development Process, and fully understand the importance of getting projects completed on-time and on-budget.

 


Sincerely,

Fritz Johnson, Architect   

 

37 Madison St.,  3rd Floor    New York, NY   10038    347-219-3129      fj@fritzjohnson.com

Employment 

Doric Professional Engineering Consultant P.C., New York, NY, US, Project Manager / Owner's Representative

- Zoning & Building Code Consultant.
- Owner's Representative.
- Project Manager.
- Witness for Expert Testimony: Agencies, Community Boards, City Council.

- Safe Space NYC: Owner’s Representative for Social Services Agency:
Coordination of Development of Satellite Office Locations: Jamaica & Far Rockaway - Queens.
- 439 Metropolitan, Williamsburg, Brooklyn – Energy Efficient New Building.
- St. Paul’s Monastery, Newton New York – Solar Energy based Heating & Cooling System.- Caffe Bene, Times
Square, New York City – Owner’s Rep for a new Korea- based restaurant franchise.

Jan 2010 - current
 

Sterling Management, New York, NY, Project Manager

- Nursing Home Renovation, San Simeon by the Sound, Greenport, Long Island, New York.
Coordinator of Design Consultants, Construction Manager, Owner’s Representative, $7.2 million budget.
- Applebee’s Restaurants (3): Contract Compliance Review, Inspections, Sign-Offs, Commissioning.

May 2008 - Sep 2010
 

Arete Development / Greenwich Associates, New York, NY, Project Director

- The Carlton Mews Residential Condominium. 40 Unit residential condominium in Fort Greene Historic
District, Brooklyn, NY. Conversion of Historic Churches and a Gothic Revival Townhouse, all to multiple
dwellings, five New Townhouses, and 25 Underground Parking Spaces ($35 million budget, not built).
- The Fischer Mills Condominium: the conversion of 5 former warehouse buildings in the Tribeca Landmark
District into 36 Luxury Residential Condominiums. 90,000 square feet, $23 million budget.
- 124 Hudson: a new 26 Unit Residential Condominium project in the Tribeca Landmark District.
81,000 square foot mixed-use. Construction Budget $25 million.
- 354 Broadway: Architect of Record for a six-story addition to an existing five-story office building creating
11 new and converted Residential Condominiums (38,000 square feet). Construction budget $13 million.

Jan 1997 - May 2008
 

TriBeCa Work Group, Inc., New York, NY, Project Director

- Atalanta Building: Custom Residential Tenant Build-Outs for Twelve Units ($15 million), TriBeCa.
- Ten Sushi Restaurant (design/build/operate), Lower East Side, Manhattan, NY.

Jan 1995 - Jan 1997
 

CSS / Construction Support Services, New York, NY, Partner / Project Manager

- NBC News Division at Rockefeller Center, Manhattan, New York.
Control Room Renovation, Design & Construction of Sound Isolation Booths, Office Renovations.

Sep 1992 - Jan 1995
 

Warnecke Design Collaborative, New York, NY, Project Architect

- Forte Hotel Group: Renovations of The Hotel Plaza Athenee NY, The Westbury Hotel, and the
JFK Hilton. Renovations included New Business Centers, Fitness Facilities and Gift Shops.
- Accurate As-Built, Inc: Conducting Building Surveys and preparing Measured Drawings & Dimensional
Databases, as a service to other Architects & Engineers.

May 1988 - Sep 1992
 

Education 

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US, MArch, Architecture

Professional Degree with a specialization in the
Integration of Sustainable Technologies into Multi-Family Residential Development.

Sep 1977 - Jun 1982
 

Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture.
Interest in emerging "alternative" and "sustainable" technologies.

Sep 1969 - Jun 1974
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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